- Discussion paper : Opportunities of deep-sea mining and ESG risks
Discussion paper : Opportunities of deep-sea mining and ESG risks
Tuesday 12 September 2017
Research / Market
Opportunities of deep-sea mining and ESG risks
In recent decades, interest in deep-sea mining has been growing, focusing mainly on three types of deposits: polymetallic nodules, polymetallic sulphides and cobalt-rich crusts. These deposits could contain large amounts of minerals, making them an interesting option to meet growing global demand.
Analysing the Exposure of Low-volatility Equity Strategies to Interest Rates
At the dawn of a potential rise in rates triggered by Central Banks in both Europe and the United States, doubts are being raised about the ability of low-volatility portfolios to continue to deliver robust performance.
CHINA: 19th party congress and beyond
"China’s economy appears to be more resilient than it was and the coming slowdown looks likely to be moderate."
The Bank of England raises rates: Bearish for the pound
The latest data indicate that the market is only slightly short GBP and we think that this view is too optimistic.